These foods should be consumed every day…
You can prepare these foods in numerous ways- frying, boiling or steaming, and which is most important- you will gain all the health benefits from them. They contain less than 40 calories, which means they are great for those who care about their health or like to regulate their diet. You can prepare salad or add them in your meal, however you will not regret.
4 calories in one cup.
This tasty vegetable is all you need. It contains small amount of calories, saturated fats and cholesterol. It is rich in fiber, potassium and vitamins A, C and K.
27 calories in one cup.
It is known for its detoxifying properties because of the high amounts of amino acids which have diuretic effect. Asparagus enhances the metabolism and are rich in vitamins A, C, E, K, B6 and folic acid. It is also rich source of iron and proteins.
31 calories in one cup.
Broccoli is great source of fiber, vitamins and minerals. It is also excellent antioxidant and reduces the risk of breast and colon cancer.
38 calories in one cup.
This vegetable contains low amount of calories and is great source of anti-cancer phytonutrients and fiber. Brussels sprout has unusual taste, but it must be part of your diet.
22 calories per cup.
Crunchy, sweet and easy to be found, cabbage is rich in vitamins, minerals, fiber and anti-cancer properties.
5 calories per cup.
You can eat a bunch of lettuce and you will not gain any weight. It is rich source of vitamin B, folic acid and manganese.
20 calories per cup.
Zucchini contain a lot of vitamin A. This vegetable is easy for cooking and its volume increases in the stomach, which means even small amount of zucchini will make you satiated for longer period of time.
7 calories per cup.
It is rich in iron, folic acid and vitamin K. Also, it contains beta-carotene and vitamin C which are excellent antioxidants. Spinach can be great addition for your as well.
5 calories per cup.
This vegetable reduces the risk of breast cancer. It is a rich source of vitamin B, folic acid and manganese.